This is a beautiful but simple rolled felt flower that is more than suitable for
someone just starting to experiment with wool blend felt! Create a sweet
arrangement to adorn your breakfast table, without the hassle of ever having
to remember to water it!
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Click here to download your free rose pattern.
Cut out each piece with a sharp pair of snips, either by pinning or taping your pattern to the felt. You could also print the pattern onto freezer paper and iron it to your felt.
You will also need a hot glue gun and floral wire stems. I used 18 gauge wire and was able to purchase it at my local craft store. If you can’t find it locally, you can also try here. My favourite glue gun to use when working with felt is the Surebonder H-195 Mini Glue Gun.
It has a precision tip nozzle so you don’t end up with globs of glue on your piece.
I also find that it doesn’t leave as many glue strings behind as other brands!
- Make sure you have snipped in between the flower petals about 1/4″
as marked on the pattern.
- Glue the end of the wire stem about 1/4″ in from the end as shown in
- Roll the rose, guiding it between your fingers, glueing modestly as you
- Fold the leaf piece in half and snip a little slit into it.
- Slide the wire stem through the slit, generously apply glue to the
bottom of the rose and press the leaf piece in place.
- Place a small glue dot at the base of each leaf and press the leaf up
- Smush the rose face-down into your table to give the petals a little
Trim the stems with needle nosed pliers to your desired length and finish off your
bouquet with a satin ribbon! These flowers would make lovely Mother’s Day gift,
don’t you think?